Monthly Archives: August 2019

New Joint – J Chambers / 2Nice

J Chambers ft. 2Nice – “2:18” (@GlobalFaction / 2019)

Reggae-influenced social commentary from the UK artist, as he delivers poignant rhymes over speaker-shaking beats.

New Joint – Breis

Breis – “Stay Diligent” (@MrBreis / 2019)

Warm, colourful visuals to accompany the latest single from this London emcee, with the talented lyricist wrapping shape-shifting wordplay around smooth and soulful Artcha production.

Seven Seas Beat Tape Stream – Ankhlejohn

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Dark, brooding beats from the Washington D.C. / Shaap Records representative.

New Joint – Jaz Kahina

Jaz Kahina – “Quitter – Pemix” (@JazKahina / 2019)

Originally featured on UK artist Jaz Kahina’s “School Run” EP, this witty track has been given the Nutty P ‘pemix’ treatment, resulting in a jazzy head-nodder packed with sharp, well-executed rhymes.


New Joint – Mysonne

Mysonne – “I’m From The Bronx” (@Mysonne / 2019)

The Rotten Apple rhymer drops a drum-heavy dedication to his BX stomping grounds.

New Joint – Shay D

Shay D – “No Stress” (@ShayDRap / 2019)

The London-based emcee delivers motivational rhymes over melodic Micall Parknsun production off her impressive 2018 album “Human Writes”.

New Joint – Verb T & Pitch 92 / Rye Shabby

Verb T & Pitch 92 ft. Rye Shabby – “A Question Of Time” (@HighFocusUK / 2019)

The ever-impressive Verb T once again connects with talented producer Pitch 92 to recapture the creative chemistry heard on their 2017 project “Good Evening”, with this smooth, vibe-filled title track from their latest collaborative long-player standing as a perfect example of how well the pair work together.

The Source Mix Stream – DJ Mr Thing

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UK-based turntable legend and breaks connoisseur Mr Thing drops a quality selection of dusty-fingered dopeness for his latest mix, effortlessly cuttin’ and scratchin’ his way through a stack of heavy-duty vinyl treats.

New Joint – XL Middleton

XL Middleton – “Where We About To Take It” (@XLMiddleton / 2019)

Slick, full-bodied West Coast funk from the Cali artist’s album “2 Minutes Till Midnight”.

New Joint – Daddy-O

Daddy-O – “From My Hood 2 U” (@ProfessorDaddyO / 2019)

Funky title track from the Stetsasonic member’s new solo album released via Chuck D’s SpitSLAM label.

Diary Of The Se7en II EP Stream – Von Poe VII

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Cali wordsmith Von Poe VII makes a welcome return with the second release in his “Diary Of The Se7en” series, featuring a dope selection of cuts showcasing the West Coast emcee’s impressive brand of engaging, multi-layered lyricism.

The Mind And Soul EP Stream – True God

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Prolific Baltimore emcee True God returns with a new collection of soul-stirring, life-affirming beats and rhymes.

Age Appropriate Album Stream – Oxygen

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Strong Island legend and Soundsci member Oxygen celebrates his 50th birthday with the release of his heavily-anticipated “Age Appropriate” album, a project pairing the NY emcee’s timeless true-school skills with top-shelf production from the UK’s Tom Caruana.

New Joint – Big Kahuna OG & Graymatter

Big Kahuna OG & Graymatter – “Draco Slide” (SchemeTeamAllstars.BandCamp.Com / 2019)

Laidback mellow madness from Virginia’s Mutant Academy camp off the Kahuna / Graymatter album “Strainman Chronicles”.

New Joint – Ruste Juxx

Ruste Juxx – “BlackFist” (@DuckDownMusic / 2019)

The Brooklyn emcee delivers hard-hitting social commentary as he confronts racism in Amerikkka over speaker-rattling Pete Rock production.

New Joint – Dezert Eagle

Dezert Eagle – “Weed & Hennessy” (@DezertMusic / 2019)

The London-based emcee brings the warm, summer vibes on this E.Hill-produced track.

Mama’s Basement Album Stream – Vitamin D

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Having produced for the likes of Redman, Planet Asia and Vursatyl, veteran emcee / producer Vitamin D goes back to his roots with this soulful dedication to his Seattle stomping grounds.

New Joint – Dragon Fli Empire

Dragon Fli Empire – “Banff Avenue” (@MakeBelieveRcds / 2019)

Canadian duo Teekay and DJ Cosm take a road trip in this video for the mellow title track of their forthcoming EP.

New Joint – Nas

Nas – “No Bad Energy” (@Nas / 2019)

The Queensbridge legend reflects on his place in the rap game throughout this Swizz Beatz / araabMUZIK-produced standout from “The Lost Tapes 2”.

New Joint – Skyzoo & Pete Rock

Skyzoo & Pete Rock – “It’s All Good” (@MelloMusicGroup / 2019)

Brooklyn emcee Skyzoo’s catalogue is impeccable, with the Rotten Apple wordsmith having spent the last fifteen years consistently impressing listeners with his detailed, observational rhyme style, appearing to effortlessly elevate his talent to new heights with each release. The forthcoming Pete Rock-produced album “Retropolitan” looks set to be another masterpiece worthy of its place in Skyzoo’s sonic gallery.